River Restoration

As part of the ecosystem-based approach of the HCP, river restoration activities are designed to provide more natural stream channel conditions both within and outside of the Cedar River Municipal River Watershed. The program is designed to prioritize the protection of the best remaining habitat and increase river habitat complexity and connectivity. So far, the City has purchased and/or restored many acres of habitat on the Cedar River below Landsburg under the HCP and completed substantial stream restoration in the Municipal Watershed.


Project Spotlight: Royal Arch Reach

Seattle Public Utilities has collaborated with King County and the Lake Washington-Cedar-Sammamish Watershed in order to increase the benefits from the Royal Arch Reach Floodplain Reconnection Project.


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Andrew Lee, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
Phone: (206) 684-3000

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